Business and Economy

Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation,University of Texas at Austin sign memo of collaboration

Sept. 4, 1998

Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corp. (LMER) has signed a memorandum of collaboration with The University of Texas at Austin for research, education and technology transfer activities related to applications of separation and chemical processing technology.

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Ford carves name on new Business School facility

Sept. 2, 1998

The University of Texas Business School's new 10,290-square-foot interviewing facility will be named the Ford Career Center, reflecting a $1 million dollar pledge toward its financing from the Ford Motor Co. Fund. Completed in February, the 42-room suite will be dedicated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday (Sept. 3).

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UT extends spring 1998 tuition deadline for students eligible for HOPE tax credit

Nov. 24, 1997

The University of Texas at Austin will allow students eligible for the HOPE Scholarship (Tax) Credit, a provision of the 1997 Federal Taxpayers Relief Act (TRA '97), to pay spring 1998 tuition and fees in January instead of December to take advantage of this tax savings opportunity.

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Dr. Robert S. Sullivan, director of UT Austin's IC2 Institute, to be named new business school dean at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Nov. 11, 1997

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor Michael Hooker has recommended Dr. Robert S. Sullivan, director of the University of Texas at Austin's Innovation Creativity Capital (IC2) Institute, to become dean of the Kenan-Flagler Business School.

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UT Austin and Frito-Lay, Inc. planrecruiting and research partnership

Sept. 19, 1997

Officials from The University of Texas at Austin and Frito-Lay, Inc. will announce a recruiting and research partnership on Thursday (Sept. 25) designed to foster student placement in internships and full-time employment, and to afford opportunities for students to participate in research projects.

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